permanent ( Open to All ) Director, American Folklife Center (Vacancy#:VAR001805)

  • Opening Date: January 13, 2022
  • Closing Date: February 14, 2022
  • OPM Control Number: 630885300
  • Vacancy Number: VAR001805
  • LC Organization Unit: Researcher and Collection Services
  • Grade: SL-00
  • Series: 1410
  • Minimum Salary: $135,468.00
  • Maximum Salary: $203,700.00
  • Availability: Open to All

The Director of the American Folklife Center (AFC) serves as the Library's primary expert on folklife and cultural heritage collections, and directs staff who preserve and present American folklife through programs of research, documentation, archival preservation, reference service, live performance, exhibitions, publications, and training. By statute, the Director is appointed by the Librarian of Congress [or designee], who accomplishes this in consultation with Director of the Special Collections Directorate (SCD), the Associate Librarian for Researcher and Collection Services (ALRCS), and AFC's Board of Trustees.

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